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Re: Command to get a notebook's directory?

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg22941] Re: Command to get a notebook's directory?
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2000 02:54:26 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <8chbfk$9dm@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

MathGL3d use the  function:


GetNotebookDirectory[] :=
  If[$Notebooks,
    GetNotebookDirectory[EvaluationNotebook[]],
    Directory[] <> $PathnameSeparator
   ]

to set the directory of a file.

Regards
  Jens

Jordan Rosenthal wrote:
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> This seems like a pretty simple question, but I am having the hardest time
> finding the answer.  Let's say I save a notebook in a directory called
> "c:\myfiles\mynotebooks".  Is there a command I can use from within this
> notebook to determine this directory?
> 
> The purpose is to have an Export command that is able to export data to the
> same directory in which the notebook is saved.  If I move the notebook, I
> don't want to have to manually change the Export command.
> 
> The Directory[] command gives the working directory, which is not
> necessarily the same as the notebook's directory.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Jordan


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